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Royal Pump Rooms Museum

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Unit 5 Grosvenor Building Crown Place, Harrogate HG1 2RY, England
+44 1423 556188
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Extremely interesting

This was my first visit after an absence of 37 years but although some things had changed it was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
lorettaTwickenham
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Southport, United Kingdom
Royal Pump room Harrogate

Worth a visit during s stay at a very reasonable price. Exhibitions and the video presentation very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Colin M
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Perth, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“spa town” (43 reviews)
“worth a visit” (52 reviews)
“spa water” (13 reviews)
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Unit 5 Grosvenor Building Crown Place, Harrogate HG1 2RY, England
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+44 1423 556188
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my first visit after an absence of 37 years but although some things had changed it was still a real gem of a museum and very interesting. Though no longer can you drink the water as EU regulations forbid that now and have...More

Thank lorettaTwickenham
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth a visit during s stay at a very reasonable price. Exhibitions and the video presentation very interesting. Look for the tours down to the springs.

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A small but very interesting museum exhibiting the history of Harrogate and its health restoring waters. Loved the daily routine that was prescribed to the wealthy to cure them of the effects of their sedentary and over-indulgant lifestyles! Definitely worth an hour or so whilst...More

Thank Derbyshire-Smiths
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a interesting place to visit,they have the history of Harrogate and the waters which was said to healing powers, however beware of taking the water to sample? I will leave it to individual as to what you think

Thank mitzi12016
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw this while walking round Harrogate so decided to visit. The museum is quite small and had Egyptian artefacts plus a display of 50's dresses when we went. We managed to arrive just before the free talk underground by the old wells, one sulphur and...More

Thank MarieShields
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting learning about Harrogates reputation and history as a spa town Visiting fashion of the fifties exhibition also good

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you take the trouble to look at the exhibits properly, read the accompanying dialogue and watch the film from the 1930's this is a fascinating little museum. I was amazed t]hat the adjacent road was closed between 7am-9am daily so that the locals could...More

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stepping into this curiously fine museum-style experience is just like stepping back to Victorian or Edwarian Times. A cliche, of course, but true, nonetheless. Worth the four-pounds-sterling entry fee or not is agreeably quite debatable ... but you can choose to go in or not....More

Thank Angus E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good to learn the history of this spa. The Victorians did have odd ideas to treating their ailments.

Thank Maigemu299
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paid £4 each to look round this museum - should have been free!! It must have taken us all of 10 minutes to look round - our advice - don't bother!

Thank Charliecaroli59
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